Barry, an 88-year-old patient in a hospice in upstate New York, had an extremely vivid dream one night in which he was driving somewhere unknown. Whi...
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Dr. Atul Gawande's Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End provides healthy doses of reality - the realities of disease, deterioration, debilitation, decline, dementia, dependence, despondency, and demise.
Take advantage of this new year to initiate conversations with loved ones about their end-of-life wishes -- and review your own as well.
Yet another good question that Hindus ought to ask concerns the auspiciousness of dying while on a pilgrimage (yatra). Is it possible to die a "good d...
In our society, we rarely if ever talk about what we want in a death. Furthermore, when we even raise the subject, our loved ones shush us as being either morbid or too young for the conversation.
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